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Introducing Brooklyn’s Famed Mile End Deli

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You’ve read the articles and blogs, seen the cookbook, and heard about the James Beard nomination underscoring just how amazing the Montreal-style smoked meats of Brooklyn’s Mile End Deli are. Now you can taste for yourself in the comfort of your own home–because we’ve  partnered with them! Mile End’s authentic tribute to Montreal smoked meat is at  the top of ... Read More »

Savory Tastes of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur

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Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are quickly approaching. Is your menu set yet? If not, there’s no reason to panic: FoodyDirect has you covered. Offering gourmet mail order foods from the country’s best Jewish delis, your holiday bounty will be better than ever before. And it’s so simple — you just might be able to relax and enjoy the meal ... Read More »

5 Foods to Celebrate Rosh Hashanah

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Rosh Hashanah starts Wednesday, September 24 and we’ve got just the Jewish delicacies to help you celebrate the new year! And the best part? These feasts and treats require virtually no prep-work so you can focus on spending time with your family instead of the kitchen. Sable’s Rosh Hashanah Dinner Sable’s sensational holiday dinner for 4 features traditional Jewish specialties ... Read More »

7 Things to Eat This Fall

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We may be saying goodbye to summer’s fresh berry pies and ice cream, but we get to usher in a whole new season of flavors and comfort foods. Here are 7 things to get excited about eating this fall. Skyline Chili Clove, cinnamon, and chocolate give Skyline’s famous chili its unique, comforting flavor that pairs especially well with crisp autumn ... Read More »

Most Popular Tailgating Foods Across America

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Fall means changing leaves, rooting on your favorite team and one of the country’s most popular and unique pastimes … .tailgating! There’s no other feeling quite like hanging out with friends and family members while sharing an al fresco meal. Whether you embrace tradition and stick with tried and true favorites or opt for the less common and yet equally ... Read More »

5 Last-Minute Labor Day Feasts That Require No Work

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This weekend marks summer’s last hurrah, but for many, hectic school schedules have already begun, making Labor Day fun a last-minute scramble. If you haven’t figured out what you’re eating, there’s still time to order these crowd-pleasing specialties in time for this weekend’s cookout. The bonus: they require virtually no prep-work so you can truly take the labor out of ... Read More »

Five Delectable Food and Wine Pairings

As with many of life’s best marriages, the transcendent combination of food and wine adds up to more than the sum of its parts. Unfortunately, many people become intimidated when pairing wine with food because of “the rules.” The truth is that there are no hard and fast requirements when it comes to selecting the “perfect” wine for your favorite ... Read More »

6 Gourmet Food Kits to Bring Out the Chef in You

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Ever wish you could cook like some of the best chefs in the country? With our collection of food kits and almost-ready dishes, you can easily prepare the exact same dishes from the most iconic restaurants in America. (Hint: Throw out the packaging to take all the credit!) We ship the ingredients or pre-made components from the best restaurants in ... Read More »

Appetizers for a Front Porch Party

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Anyone can have a backyard bash, why not try something different the next time you host a celebration and take the party to the porch? These festive fetes give a nod to the great tradition of the American front porch while simultaneously offering an attractive, accessible, and otherwise underused spot to gather with friends and family members. But there’s one ... Read More »

Are You Making These Common Grilling Mistakes?

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In honor of July’s National Grilling Month, we’re taking a look at the common grilling mistakes that plague even experienced cooks. We’ve also gathered tips from the legendary meat wholesaler Pat LaFrieda on how to avoid them. Are you guilty of these grilling faux pas? Right your wrongs this Independence Day and free yourself from a lifetime of mediocre grilling. ... Read More »